Browsing: Rick Carpiniello

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39 Game 3: Capitals 1, Rangers 0 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; post-game quotes courtesy of the Washington Capitals: Capitals 1, Rangers 0. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        SHUTTING THE DOOR – The Blueshirts have allowed two goals or fewer in seven of eight playoff games this year, including…

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620 Game 3: Rangers at Capitals … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=8844639 align=”left”] Game 3. Rangers at Capitals. As has been pointed out, ya boys have played an NHL-record nine consecutive one-goal playoff games, and 14 of their last 16 were decided by one goal. They also have won 11 consecutive Game 3s on the road since 1992. They…

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288 Game 2: Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my column on Chris Kreider from lohud.com. Click here to read Josh Thomson’s game story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) First, I am not surprised that…

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423 Game 2: Capitals at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=8839888 align=”left”] Game 2. Capitals at Rangers. The Rangers haven’t been very good in Game 2s as you are aware. They are 1-10 in 11 Game 2s since 2011. But then again, most of the time they were up 1-0 after one game. They won Game 2 vs.…

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416 Game 1: Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my column from lohud.com. Click here to read Josh Thomson’s game story from lohud.com. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Click here for Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Thoughts: 1) That’s just a horrible way to lose a game,…

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443 Game 1: Capitals at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

[polldaddy poll=8836520 align=”left”] Game 1. Capitals at Rangers. For the fifth time in seven years. And it never gets old. And it never gets easier. Some think the Rangers have an advantage with their six-day break between games, and the Capitals coming off that draining Game 7 win over…

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246 Lessons learned, the Rangers go back to work

The Rangers will have an optional practice this afternoon, their first workout since Game 5 Friday. Maybe we will get an update on Mats Zuccarello or Kevin Klein. Maybe not. Then tonight it’s Islanders-Capitals Game 7 in D.C., the winner getting a free trip to Madison Square Garden. My story…

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183 Who, really, is the Rangers’ masked man?

My feature on Henrik Lundvqist, from lohud.com: By Rick Carpiniello His 10-gallon hat holds 20 gallons. Sasquatch takes pictures of him. He has killed two stones with one bird. He is the most interesting man in New York sports. Matt Harvey may be more of a celebrity, and he sure…

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148 Rangers sit and wait for next opponent

The Rangers can kick back, lick some wounds, get some rest, and wait for their next opponent. The Islanders’ 3-1 victory Saturday over Washington in what could have been, and still might have been, the final game they will play at Nassau Coliseum, extended their first-round series to a Game…

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